To Gaspard Bay at the north of the Maskelyne Islands, South East Malakula Island

Position           16:28.07S 167:48.91E

Date                1125 (UTC +11) Thursday 2 October 2014

                       

Distance run – 6.8nm over the ground, 6.4nm through the water

Time from Lutes anchorage – 1hr 15mins

 

We threaded our way out of Uliveo with good overhead light so that we could see the hard bits and the benefit of our recorded in bound track.

 

Looking back across the reef at the Lutes Uliveo anchorage

 

After clearing the reef it was a one hour motor round to Gaspard Bay

 

 

The striking feature of the uninhabited Gaspard Bay is the tropical rainforest surrounding the anchorage